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IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE:

ABOUT RED AND ORANGE LETTER EVENTS:

  • Both in-person and virtual events are now eligible for Red or Orange Letter status.
  • To request a Red or Orange Letter event, please submit your event as you would any other, but include “RED LETTER: Event Name” or “ORANGE LETTER: Event Name” as the title (for example: RED LETTER: JCC Annual Meeting).
  • All events will be added to the Community Calendar in the order they were submitted.

QUESTIONS? Contact Samantha Schoenberg at schoenberg@jewishhartford.org.

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May 17 - May 18, 2021
Shavuot
May 31, 2021
Memorial Day
May

2 2021

Join us for an exclusive virtual cooking demonstration & discussion on Sunday May 2, 2021 with Susie Fishbein,…

May

3 2021

Connecting Our Giving Community

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

zoom

Let’s Connect! Building Relationships Through Philanthropy

May

3 2021

Young Israel Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

Young Israel Board Meeting

May

4 2021

Voices of Hope welcomes Ariel Burger, author of Witness: Lessons From Eli Wiesel's Classroom.

May

4 2021

Emanuel Synagogue Executive Committee Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Emanuel Synagogue
78 Parsons Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117

The Emanuel Executive Committee Meeting (meets first Tuesday of every month)

May

5 2021

This is a Lions of Judah and Pomegranates event that will feature Rachel Cohen Gerrol discussing her experience on a …

May

5 2021

NEJA Executive Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  



CT

NEJA Executive Board Meeting - Zoom Meeting

May

6 2021

Prof. Gil Troy (McGill University)
Thursday, April 29, 2021
On Zionism, Israel, and Social Justice

A Distinguished S…

May

6 2021

More information to follow

May

7 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat Club

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Join other families with young children to the Mandell JCC to welcome Shabbat outdoors. We will sing songs, enjoy a P…

May

7 2021

PJ Library Virtual Shabbat Club

11:00AM - 11:30AM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Enjoy a preview of Shabbat with other parents and grandparents raising Jewish children!

May

8 2021

Shabbat morning service

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Laura Minor
88 Anderson Ave.
Bristol, CT 06010

This Zoom service will be led by Rabbi Alana Wasserman. Join Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation for worship.

May

10 2021

Join Jewish National Fund-USA for the largest, most anticipated national Women for Israel event of the year, an intim…

May

10 2021

A virtual lecture and reception to celebrate the 40-ish anniversary of the UConn Center for Judaic Studies and…

May

11 2021

May

11 2021

PASC Social Committment Subcommittee Meeting - Invitation Only
 

May

11 2021

Wallenberg Speaker Event

5:00PM - 6:15PM  

Zoom

This is an event for Members of the Wallenberg Society.

May

12 2021

Crossfire
What really happened at Sinai

 

Debated by the Gopin family Rabbis
Across three time zones
Rabbi Eli Ros…

May

12 2021

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Voices of Hope Board Meeting

May

13 2021

More information to follow

May

13 2021

Please join Tara's Closet and Jewish Family Services for an unforgettable evening discussion as we shine a spotlight…

May

14 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat Club

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Join other families with young children to the Mandell JCC to welcome Shabbat outdoors. We will sing songs, enjoy a P…

May

14 2021

PJ Library Virtual Shabbat Club

11:00AM - 11:30AM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Enjoy a preview of Shabbat with other parents and grandparents raising Jewish children!

May

17 2021

Monday Night Shavuot

6:45PM - 10:00PM  

Young Israel of West Hartford

Did you know Jews invented the all-nighter?!
There is an ancient Jewish custom to stay up late on Shavuot! Join us fo…

May

18 2021

Emanuel Synagogue Board of Trustees Meeting

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Emanuel Synagogue
160 Mohegan Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117

The Emanuel Synagogue Board of Trustees meet monthly, on the third Tuesday of the month

May

18 2021

Shavuot BBQ

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

Shavuot BBQ

May

19 2021

http://bit.ly/CCInfoSession519

Community Conversations on Racial Inequity
Info Session & Launch of First Book
 


A…

May

19 2021

JCC Board of Directors meeting

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

JCC Board of Directors meeting

May

19 2021

JHSGH Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JHSGH virtual meeting of the board of directors

May

20 2021

More information to follow

May

20 2021

May

20 2021

Schechter Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Meeting of the Trustees of the Board

May

21 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat Club

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Join other families with young children to the Mandell JCC to welcome Shabbat outdoors. We will sing songs, enjoy a P…

May

21 2021

PJ Library Virtual Shabbat Club

11:00AM - 11:30AM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Enjoy a preview of Shabbat with other parents and grandparents raising Jewish children!

May

21 2021

Shavuot and Shabbat

6:30PM - 8:00PM  

This will be on Zoom OR at a location to be determined
37 Main St ( not the actual location)
Southington, CT 06489

Join Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation for a combination Shavuot/Shabbat service led by Rabbi Alana Wasserman. We ho…

May

24 2021

PASC Engagement & Outreach Subcommittee Meeting

invite only via zoom

May

25 2021

RED LETTER: HINENI 2021 with Lior Raz of "Fauda"

7:00PM - 8:15PM  

Virtual event

Join us for 

HINENI: HERE FOR EACH OTHER

A virtual celebration with Lior Raz of “Fauda”

Tuesday, May 25, 202…

May

27 2021

JCRC Board Meeting

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Zoom call

JCRC Monthly Board Meeting

May

28 2021

Outdoor Family Shabbat Club

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Join other families with young children to the Mandell JCC to welcome Shabbat outdoors. We will sing songs, enjoy a P…

May

28 2021

PJ Library Virtual Shabbat Club

11:00AM - 11:30AM  

Susan Lentini
Zachs Campus
335 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

Enjoy a preview of Shabbat with other parents and grandparents raising Jewish children!